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scut·ter

 (skŭt′ər)
intr.v. scut·tered, scut·ter·ing, scut·ters
To move with a clattering, scurrying sound: "The gun scutters over the tiles and lands against the molding of the hallway with a thump" (Scott Turow).

[Alteration of scuttle.]
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scutter

(ˈskʌtə)
vb, n
Brit an informal word for scurry
[C18: probably from scuttle2, with -er1 as in scatter]
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scut•ter

(ˈskʌt ər)

v.i.
Chiefly Brit. to scurry.
[1775–85; variant of scuttle2]
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scutter


Past participle: scuttered
Gerund: scuttering

Imperative
scutter
scutter
Present
I scutter
you scutter
he/she/it scutters
we scutter
you scutter
they scutter
Preterite
I scuttered
you scuttered
he/she/it scuttered
we scuttered
you scuttered
they scuttered
Present Continuous
I am scuttering
you are scuttering
he/she/it is scuttering
we are scuttering
you are scuttering
they are scuttering
Present Perfect
I have scuttered
you have scuttered
he/she/it has scuttered
we have scuttered
you have scuttered
they have scuttered
Past Continuous
I was scuttering
you were scuttering
he/she/it was scuttering
we were scuttering
you were scuttering
they were scuttering
Past Perfect
I had scuttered
you had scuttered
he/she/it had scuttered
we had scuttered
you had scuttered
they had scuttered
Future
I will scutter
you will scutter
he/she/it will scutter
we will scutter
you will scutter
they will scutter
Future Perfect
I will have scuttered
you will have scuttered
he/she/it will have scuttered
we will have scuttered
you will have scuttered
they will have scuttered
Future Continuous
I will be scuttering
you will be scuttering
he/she/it will be scuttering
we will be scuttering
you will be scuttering
they will be scuttering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been scuttering
you have been scuttering
he/she/it has been scuttering
we have been scuttering
you have been scuttering
they have been scuttering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been scuttering
you will have been scuttering
he/she/it will have been scuttering
we will have been scuttering
you will have been scuttering
they will have been scuttering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been scuttering
you had been scuttering
he/she/it had been scuttering
we had been scuttering
you had been scuttering
they had been scuttering
Conditional
I would scutter
you would scutter
he/she/it would scutter
we would scutter
you would scutter
they would scutter
Past Conditional
I would have scuttered
you would have scuttered
he/she/it would have scuttered
we would have scuttered
you would have scuttered
they would have scuttered
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References in classic literature ?
The dog's endeavour to avoid him was unsuccessful; as I guessed by a scutter down-stairs, and a prolonged, piteous yelping.
At sunrise the river would shoulder her carefully into her place, and listen to the rush and scutter of the pack fleeing up the gang-plank, and the tramp of the Governor's Arab behind them.
A scutter of hearts, a flutter Of souls, racing for hope.
The occasional squawk breaks the silence; two wood pigeons waddle over while wagtails scutter among them and a brace of magpies perch motionless in the trees that line the edge of the green.
Both the Scutter gang members were sent to trial, where they were both found guilty of feloniously wounding John William Wilcock.
Scutter (2008) Sever's Disease: What Does the Literature Really Tell Us?.
In a sample of 66 newly graduated physiotherapists, 60% showed moderate to high levels of emotional exhaustion (Scutter and Goold, 1995).
Within the current Australian context, first year students come from diverse cultural backgrounds with a significant population comprising individuals who are first in their families to enter higher education (Luzeckyj, King, Scutter, & Brinkworth, 2011; Meuleman, Garrett, Wrench, & King, 2015; O'Shea, 2015a, 2015b).
9.15 (470m): Night Rascal (3), Barbie (3), It's a Ticket (2), Ruth's Baby (1), Scutter's Lass (Scr), KC Dream (Scr).
J., Ellis, D., McDonald, M., Stokes-Thompson, F., Gaukrodger, B., Zagami, J., Campbell, C., Wang, X., Garcia Salinas, J., Loke, S-K, Scutter, S., Newman, C., Gu, N., Schutt, S., Farley, H., Bogdanovych, A., Trescak, T., Simoff, S., Steel, C., Neuendorf, P., Bower, M., McKeown Orwin, L., Kerr, T., Warren, I., Wood, D., Miller, C., Mathews, S., Linegar, D., Knox, K., Masters, Y., Brown, R., Meredith, G., Atkins, C., Giovanangeli, A., Le Rossignol, K.
A central competency of most health care practitioners is professionalism (Bryden, Ginsberg, Kurabi, & Ahmed, 2010; Health and Care Professions Council, 2011), despite the fact that some professions, including medicine (Birden et al., 2014; van Mook et al., 2009), physiotherapy (Gersh, 2006), and occupational therapy (Aguilar, Stupans, Scutter, & King, 2012, 2013; Bossers et al., 1999), find the concept difficult to define.